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Re: Integration of HTM

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 23:45:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1002032344090.26790@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 3 Feb 2010, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
> As we discussed, the use of media query of alternative content I am 
> working to pull over a standard set of attributes from the IMS Access 
> For All specification. It was suggested that we preface these with an 
> aria-, however these are not part of the aria specification and 
> preceding these with an aria- dash would not give credit to the IMS 
> Access For All effort.
> [...] For example, one attribute would be AdaptationType and we would 
> define an equivalent CSS Media query property for it.

I don't think this media-specific approach is a good approach for HTML. I 
think media-specific features should be done in CSS, so that an HTML 
document can remain device-independent.

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